Outlines! A good way to make sure you are organized! *Remember that your outlines are due on Friday!
Some Tips: • You cannot have a I without a II. • You cannot have an A without a B • You cannot have a 1 without a 2. • For your outline, you are breaking your topic down into sections or parts. You’re still just writing one paper, but the one paper will cover different aspects or parts of your topic!
Sample (from your guideline sheet) I. INTRODUCTION - A. Brief background info on the topic B. thesis statement Entertainment during Elizabethan times took many forms and was extremely important to a group of people who had hard, very brief lives and needed to enjoy any occasion to have fun or to celebrate.
II. BODY – Importance of Sports, Importance of Games, and Importance of Festivals as Escapes A. Importance of Sports as an Escape 1. hunting a. at-force hunt b. bow and stable hunt 2. hawking a. training of the hawks b. description of hawking 3. animal sports a. bear baiting b. cock fighting
B. Importance of Games as an Escape 1. Card games a. one and thirty b. maw 2. board games a. alquerques b. shove ha ‘penny C. Importance of Festivals as an Escape 1. Lammas Day 2. St. Valentines Day
III. CONCLUSION A. summary 1. Elizabethan sports 2. Elizabethan games 3. Elizabethan festivals B. Thesis reworded C. Concluding statement
Now it is your turn! • Take 15 minutes to try to start getting your outline together. • It should be obvious to you pretty soon if you need to do more research! • Remember that these outlines AND your 3 notes/source sheets are due on Friday!